Shelter is the primary need for our domestic violence clients, and we have a proud tradition of high quality residential services at SafeHaven, our shelter for battered women and their children. Last year, more than 300 women and 225 children found refuge at SafeHaven.
"My kids and I came to SafeHaven four weeks ago and it's given us a chance to be safe and calm for the first time in so many years...Thank you for giving us our futures" --Anna, domestic violence survivor
Residents are given food, personal care products, access to public transportation and assistance with legal matters and life skills. Additionally, women in shelter begin their emotional healing through Individual and group counseling. They also benefit from recreational opportunities, parent education, and peer support.
A team approach to treatment provides each client with a dedicated case manager, therapist and advocate. This increases the expertise available and provides a higher level of service coordination. Through weekly meetings, the treatment team evaluates a family’s evolving needs and plans individualized treatment and care.
You can reach a Domestic Violence shelter at: 816-HOTLINE or 800-491-1114.